How to Walk for PKD

How to Walk for PKD

The nation’s largest gathering of the PKD community is our signature fundraising and public awareness event, the Walk for PKD. Since 2000, the Walk has raised an inspiring $33 million, 100% of which goes to research. We spoke with Sue Full, our Senior Director of...
Patient Safety Awareness Week

Patient Safety Awareness Week

March 8 – 14 is Patient Safety Awareness Week. The purpose of the annual recognition event is to encourage everyone to advocate for continuous improvement of safety in the healthcare system. According to the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, medical harm is...
Researcher Spotlight: Adrian Salic, Ph.D.

Researcher Spotlight: Adrian Salic, Ph.D.

Adrian Salic, Ph.D. | Harvard Medical School PKD Foundation (PKDF): How did you first get involved in PKD research? Adrian: My lab has had a longstanding interest in studying signaling processes that take place in the primary cilium, a structure that plays the role of...
National Donor Day Spotlight — Part One

National Donor Day Spotlight — Part One

Observed every year on February 14th, National Donor Day is dedicated to spreading awareness and education about organ donation. It is also a day to recognize our loved ones who have given the gift of donation, have received a donation, are currently waiting, or did...
National Donor Day Spotlight — Part Two

National Donor Day Spotlight — Part Two

Earlier this week, we spoke to Dwight about the part he played in helping Kari find a kidney donor. Today, in honor of National Donor Day on February 14, we’re sharing Kari’s incredible story.   PKDF: What is your PKD story and how did you become involved with...